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The Armorial Bearings  Exemplified in  The Cheshire Visitations
illustrated in colour by Martin S. J. Goldstraw

 







Brereton of Tatton
Arms: Quarterly - 1 and 4 - Argent, two bars Sable, in chief a mullet Azure, a crescent Or for difference.
2 and 3. Quarterly 1 and 4 Quarterly, Argent and Gules, a label of five points Azure [Massey]
2 and 3. Azure, three lozenges Or [Called Worsley]

Crest: A bear's head erased Sable, muzzled Gules, charged on the neck a crescent on a mullet for difference.                                                                               

 
Brereton of Ashley
Quarterly of twelve:
1. Argent, two bars Sable, a crescent for difference Gules.
2. Argent, a cross flory Azure [Malpas]
3. Argent, an eagle displayed Sable.
4. Gules, two lions passant Argent, a label of three points Or [Strange]
5. Or. two ravens Sable [Corbet]
6. Sable, a chevron between three bulls' heads cabossed Argent.
7. Quarterly Argent and Gules, over all on a bend Sable, three mullets of the first [Ashley]
8. Gules, three cross-crosslets fitchee Or, a chief of the second charged with a crescent for difference [Arderne]
9. Argent, on a bend engrailed Sable, an annulet Or [Radcliffe]
10. Argent, a griffin segreant Gules [Chaderton]
11. Quarterly, Argent and Gules, a bend Azure [Timperley]
12. Gules, a lion rampant Ermines (sic)
Crest: A bear's head erased Sable, muzzled Gules, charged on the neck a crescent for difference Or.                                                                                                                      

 




Brereton of Hanford
Quarterly of eight:
1. Argent, between two bars Sable, a cross flory Gules charged with five bezants, on the upper bar a crescent for difference.
2. Gules, three pheons Argent [Malpas]
3. Argent, a cross flory [or patonce] Azure [Malpas]
4. Argent, a lion rampant Gules, between six pheons Sable [Egerton]
5. Argent, a chevron between three crescents Gules [Ipstones]
6. Sable, an estoile Argent, pierced ..........[Hanford]
7. Gules, a scythe Argent [Praers]
8. Argent, a chevron between three mascles Gules [Ashton?]

Crest: A bear's head erased Sable, muzzled Gules, on the neck a plate, thereon a cross flory of the second, charged with five bezants.                                                                                                   

Brereton of Eccleston - a pedigree but no arms given.

 
Bromley
Arms from a Seal inscribed Sr. Wilhemi de Bromley
Argent on a chevron Gules five bezants, a bordure engrailed of the second.
[The same arms are also taken from Seals inscribed Sr. Ricardi de Bromley]
There is also note of a Seal, bearing a fleur-de-lis inscribed S Henrici de Chettilton                                                                                                              









Bromley
Arms: Quarterly
1 and 4 - Quarterly per fesse indented Gules and Or.
2. Argent on a chevron Gules five bezants, a bordure engrailed of the second. [Chetilton]
3. Argent, on a fesse Sable between six fleur-de-lis Gules, three cross-crosslets Or [Clifton]

Crest: A pheasant sitting proper, combed Gules.                                                                 
                                                                                                                           











Bromley
Arms: Quarterly of seven coats -
1. Quarterly per fesse indented Gules and Or, an escucheon Argent, charged with a griffin segreant Vert.
2. Argent on a chevron Gules five bezants, a bordure engrailed of the second. [Chetilton]
3. Argent, on a fesse Sable between six fleur-de-lis Gules, three cross-crosslets Or [Clifton]
4. Gules, a scythe erect Argent, between the blade and the handle three fleur-de-lis of the second [Praers]
5. Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine [Wettenhall]
6. Sable,on a chevron between three bulls' heads cabossed Argent, as many mullets Gules [Buckley]
7. Argent, a chevron Sable between three bucks heads cabossed Gules [Parker]

Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or, a demi-lion rampant Argent supporting a banner Gules, charged with a lion passant guardant of the first.                                                                 

 






Brooke of Leighton
Arms: - Quarterly
1 and 4 Or, a cross engrailed per pale Gules and Sable
2 and 3 Argent, a chevron Sable between three bucks' heads cabossed Gules [Parker]

Crest: A brock or badger Argent [proper]                                                                                                 

   













Bruyn of Stapleford
Arms: Quarterly
1 and 4 Argent, and eagle displayed Sable
2. Gules, a scythe Argent [Praers]
3. Gules, a chevron between three covered cups Or, on a chief Argent three griffins' heads erased Azure, beaked Or [Greneway]

Crest: A fisherman, habited (per pale) Argent and Gules; on his head a cap Sable, turned up Or. the doubling charged with three pellets; holding in the dexter hand a landing net, over the shoulder, Argent, staff and frame Or; and in the sinister hand a staff of the last; his shoes Sable.

"The[y] Alwais Sealed with an Eagle which Armes are borne to this day ......"                                                                                               

 












Bruyn of Tarvin
Arms: Quarterly
1 and 4 Argent, and eagle displayed Sable
2 and 3 [Argent] on a chevron between three bulls' heads cabossed [Sable] a mullet [Silver] [Prestland]
Over all a crescent for difference.

Crest: A fisherman, habited per pale Argent and Gules, his cap of the same, holding in the dexter hand a staff Or, and having at his back a basket Vert.  

                                                                                           

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